Alicia Loxley

Journalist Melbourne news team

Born in Melbourne, Alicia Loxley studied a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at RMIT University, where she won the Ormsby Wilkins Memorial Award for Best Performance in Radio Journalism.

Her first media appearance was on Radio National's The Sports Factor and from there she joined the ABC in Mildura. Returning to Melbourne in July of 2002, Loxley was given the role of reporter and producer for Triple J's morning program.

At the beginning of 2003, Loxley packed her bags for Perth to act as Triple J's West Australian correspondent.

In April of that year, Loxley moved into the ABC newsroom and began reporting for radio, television news and Stateline. Her reporting role included specialist health reports.

Loxley first presented ABC Television News in late 2003 and two years later she was appointed to the position of weekend news anchor.

In February 2006, Loxley became the lead anchor for ABC TV news in Western Australia.

In addition to presenting news each night, Loxley took on a new role in ABC Radio in mid-2007. From 4pm until 6pm each day, she hosted the state-wide regional drive program on ABC Local Radio.

After more than five years in the West, Loxley decided to move back home to Melbourne, resigning from the ABC in May of 2008.

She joined the Nine News team in Melbourne as a reporter in June, 2008.

During her time at Nine, Loxley rates the Black Saturday bushfires in February of 2009 as both the biggest and most challenging story she has worked on.

In June 2010, she relocated to Sydney and joined the Weekend Today team as its news presenter and later made the switch to weekdays as news presenter on Today.

After almost two years in Sydney, Loxley returned home to Melbourne's Nine News to take on the role of weekend news reader.

Alicia married Kane Loxley in January 2012 and they are expecting their first child in December 2013.

In her spare time, Loxley enjoys playing tennis and watching football (her beloved Saints and Socceroos) and is once again enjoying all Melbourne has to offer - good food, great music and the best coffee.